This round-up collects together studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes work on methane emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economics of fossil fuels, impacts of noise on health and dealing with waste.
A government energy minister has declined to give details of the acceptable level of fugitive emissions from fracking wells in the UK.
Environmental campaigners in West Sussex are calling for changes to a draft policy for future oil and gas development because they say it fails to include measures to tackle climate change.
Opponents of shale gas exploration warned North Yorkshire County Council today they may seek a judicial review of the decision to grant planning permission to Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton. Also today Greenpeace stepped up its campaign with an appeal for funds to challenge fracking across […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Peers discuss coal bed methane extraction in the Forest of Dean Questions on methane emissions from shale gas sites and funding for fracking ‘Permission in principle’ and fracking Kevin Hollinrake’s debate on shale gas and the economy
A study of decommissioned onshore oil and gas wells in the UK found that 30% were leaking methane. But the average leak produced lower emissions than a breeding dairy cow.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster In a debate on The Energy Bill, MPs discussed: Methane emissions and meeting carbon targets Local decisions on fracking planning applications The Scottish moratorium Falling oil prices and the viability of shale gas Also: the impact of fracking on the steel industry, […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Caroline Lucas asks about flood risk in drilling areas Chris Matheson asks about the methane leak in Porter Ranch, California Peers debate whether an amendment to a new bill could promote fracking in National Parks Thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts
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Our round-up of recent research and reports on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. Please let us know if we’ve missed out a report that you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.